If you are concerned about the safety of a child or that a child is being abused, the following contacts are available to offer advice and guidance:
For non emergencies and enquiries:
- Cambridgeshire Child Protection
- Tel: 0345 045 5203
- Email: Notifications.CPRU@Cambridgeshire.gov.uk
- Peterborough Child Protection
- Tel: 01733 864180 (out of hours 01733 561370)
- Cambridgeshire Police Child Investigation Unit
- Tel: 0345 456 4564
- Peterborough Police
- Tel: 0845 456 4564
In case of a medical emergency please call 999 or for non emergencies call NHS Direct 0845 4647.
- Designated Children Protection Officer: Sarah Bateman
- Tel: 01487 849921
- Email: Sarah.firstname.lastname@example.org
- Deputy Designated Children Protection Officer: Claire Thorby
- Tel: 01487 849923
- Email: email@example.com
National Governing Body Contacts
All National Governing Bodies have lead contacts for any child protection queries. You should contact these if you have any sports specific issues. Please find a full list of NGBs Safeguarding details here.
The NSPCC offers help and advice, as well as a wide range of leaflets and booklets for parents and carers which can be viewed on the website.Child Protection Helpline: 0800 800 5000Website: www.nspcc.org.uk
Child Protection in Sport Unit
NSPCC National Training Centre3 Gilmour Close Beaumont Leys LeicesterLE4 1EZ.
Childline provides confidential help and advice to children and young people.
- Tel: 0800 1111
- Website: www.childline.org.uk
Local Safeguarding Children Board
The Local Safeguarding Children Board’s websites have been developed to inform children, young people, parents, carers and professionals about the work of the LSCB and safeguarding.
Kidscape provides information for parents on bullying and keeping children safe. They also operate a bullying helpline for parents, Monday to Friday, 10am – 4pm.
- Tel : 020 7730 3300
- Website : www.kidscape.org.uk
Parentline is the free confidential helpline run by Parentline Plus for anyone in a parenting role, including step-parents and those experiencing family change.
- Helpline: 0808 800 2222
- Website: www.parentlineplus.org.uk
Bullying Online provides information for parents on a variety of bullying issues.
The internet is integral to the lives of children of all ages. Thinkuknow provides information for parents, guardians and carers to help them to understand more about what their child is doing online, exploring some of the specific dangers that children could face, and providing practical advice and guidance that should make the online experience safer for all. Most importantly, there’s also a place which anyonce can use to report if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they are chatting to online.
Disclosing and Barring Service customer services
The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).